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HMCS COMOX (2nd) (146)

HMCS COMOX (2nd)

The History of the COMOX (2nd)

HMCS Comox (MCB 146) was a Bay-class minesweeper built for the Royal Canadian Navy. Commissioned in 1954, she was named for Comox Habour, a bay in British Columbia. She was decommissioned in 1957 and sold to Turkey as TCG Tirebolu.

COMOX (2nd) Statistical Data

  • Pendant: 146
  • Type: Minesweeper
  • Class: Bay
  • Displacement: 390 tonnes
  • Length: 152 ft
  • Width: 28 ft
  • Draught: 8 ft
  • Speed: 16 kts
  • Compliment: 3 Officers and 35 Crew
  • Arms: 1 - 40MM
  • Builder: VICTORIA MACHINERY DEPOT CO. LTD., VICTORIA, BC
  • Keel Laid: 08-Jun-51
  • Date Launched: 24-Apr-52
  • Date Commissioned: 02-Apr-54
  • Paid off: 11-Sep-57

Remarks

TRANSFERRED TO THE TURKISH NAVY 11 SEP 57. RENAMED TIREBOLU.

Keywords: HMCS COMOX (2nd), Her Majesty's Canadian Ship COMOX (2nd), Canadian Navy Ship, Minesweeper, Bay Class

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